Data Curator – Latin American Music

We are looking for an extraordinary individual to join our Data Curation team. Our team is responsible for maintaining and curating ground-truth music and audio data that directly impacts the ways millions of people experience content through Spotify. We maintain and improve essential foundational data, and evaluate existing and future features to ensure quality recommendations for Spotify users. No coding or development experience is needed, but special expertise in music and music culture is fully required.

What you’ll do

  • Work with a team whose focus is content quality and ground truth for recommendation systems and cultural datasets
  • Generate, curate and improve music related data
  • Utilize and expand your music knowledge as a deliverable service
  • Take ownership and lead projects from inception to completion
  • Report on progress and completion of curatorial review
  • Work from our office in Boston

Who you are

  • You hold a deep understanding of music, particularly Latin American music and music culture
  • You’re experienced with qualitative & quantitative analytics techniques
  • You’re passionate and opinionated about music
  • You love large data sets
  • You care about the improvement of music discovery and understanding
  • You’re comfortable achieving individual goals, as well as reaching goals as part of a collaborative group
  • You possess a sense of humor and optimistic disposition
  • You enjoy obsessing over the details when it comes to music
  • You display a strong familiarity with online music services and social networks, including listener trends and the latest developments

Please submit a cover letter and resume in your application. In your cover letter, please make sure to include:

  • Why this position as a Data Curator at Spotify is a logical next step in your professional career
  • Your personal connection to Latin American music and your favorite musical genres
  • In a few words, show us why you’re an authority in one of these favorite genres

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users and our creators. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of changing the way the world listens to music.

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